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Salt Lake Christmas Tour Schedule

The following sample schedule is for 2011. The 2014 scheudle will be published sometime during the year of 2014.


Sunday
7:00                  Q & A with Leland & Donna
7:30                  Using the Family History Library Catalog – taught by Joy Price

Monday
8:00 am            Welcome/Introductions
9:00-5:00         Research in the Family History Library
9:15                  Managing Your Genealogy Data – taught by Thomas MacEntee
10:30                Finding Your German Places of Ancestral Origin – Taught by Kevan Hansen
11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm            Native American Research – Billy Edgington
2:30                  Irish Research in the Family History Library – Dwight Radford
4:30                  Self-Publishing for Genealogists and Genealogy Societies – Thomas MacEntee
6:00                  SLCT Annual Dinner - featured speaker is Crista Cowan from Ancestry.com
7:45                  Photography on Temple Square – led by Bill Balter

Tuesday
8:00am-9:00pm Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am            How to Trace the Common Man in U.S. Congressional Records – Arlene Eakle, PhD
9:15                  Backing Up Your Genealogical Data – Thomas MacEntee
10:30                Don’t Shuffle that Paper Again: The Ultimate Online Research Log - Loni Gardner
11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm            American Migration Routes – Leland K. Meitzler
2:30                  Evernote for Genealogists: Not Your Mother's Notetaking – Maureen McDonald
4:30                  Google Forms for Genealogists – Thomas MacEntee
7:00                  RootsMagic Secrets Revealed – Bruce Buzbee

Wednesday
8:00am-9:00pm Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am            Tracing Ancestors in English Land Records – Arlene Eakle, PhD
8:30                  FamilySearch Indexing - to be taught in the library by FamilySearch Staff
9:15                  Building A Research Toolbox  - Thomas MacEntee
10:30                City Directories: A Way-Underused Resource – Maureen McDonald
11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm            Virginia Sources & Indexes at the FHL – Linda Brinkerhoff
2:30                  German Research ONLINE – Kevan Hansen                                   
4:30                  Creating a Family Genealogy Workspace – Thomas MacEntee
7:00                  Legacy Secrets Explained - Leonard Plazier

Thursday
8:00am-9:00pm Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am            Tennessee & Kentucky Research – Arlene Eakle, PhD
9:15                  Dropbox for Genealogists – Thomas McEntee
10:30                The Preponderance of Evidence – George Ott
11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm            Setting YOUR Genealogical Standards (for Names, Dates, and Places) – Loni Gardner
2:30                  Irish Research ONLINE, part 1                  - Dwight Radford
4:30                  Facebook for Genealogists – Thomas MacEntee
7:00                  Photography on Temple Square - led by Bill Balter

Friday
8:00am-9:00pm Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am            New Migration Sources & Patterns in the Colonial South – Linda Brinkerhoff
9:15                  It Is Well With My Soul:  Finding Ancestors Amid the Rubble of Disaster and Misfortune – Thomas MacEntee
10:30                Using the SAR/DAR Records and AmericanAncestors.org - Linda Brinkerhoff
11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group

1:00 pm            American Migration Routes - Leland K. Meitzler
2:30                  Irish Research ONLINE, part 2 - Dwight Radford
4:30                  They're Alive! - Searching For Living Persons – Thomas MacEntee
7:00                  The Records of Your Civil War Era Ancestors - Bill Dollarhide

Saturday
8:00am-8:00pm Research in the Family History Library
9:15 am             Take Home FamilySearch & the WIKI & Use Them! - in the library – Donna Potter Phillips & Leland K. Meitzler
11:30                 LUNCH – on your own - the LDS cafeteria is closed on Saturdays
8:00 pm            Farewell Dessert, Stories, Prizes, Fun, and Preregistration for the 2012 SL Christmas Tour (Dec 2 through 8)



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